American welterweight prospect Geoff Neal goes by the fighting moniker of ‘Handz of Steel’ but, after showing off his impressive striking skills with his hands, it was his left shin that had the crowd open-mouthed in shock at UFC 228.
Neal was already dominating proceedings against teak-tough veteran Frank ‘The Crank’ Camacho in their welterweight clash in Dallas, and after hurting the Guam-born fighter with a succession of straight punches, Neal finished him off with a spectacular head-kick that sent Camacho crashing to the canvas.
This KO reminded me so much of the one landed by the late Josh Samman on Eddie Gordon back at #UFC181. Absolutely huge head-kick KO by Geoff Neal finishes Frank Camacho at #UFC228 pic.twitter.com/khch3WWGKe
— Simon Head (@simonhead) September 9, 2018
Neal earned his spot in the UFC with a first-round TKO finish of fellow prospect Chase Waldon on the first season of Dana White’s Tuesday Night Contender Series.
And the 28-year-old Texan took full advantage of his opportunity on his debut, as he scored an instant highlight-reel moment and announced to the world that he is a force to be reckoned with in the UFC’s welterweight division.
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